Solved Quick dumb question on 5850 Tags: Radeon Power Graphics Last response: April 16, 2010 12:44 AM in Graphics & Displays Share pacpud April 6, 2010 6:11:18 AM I'm installing my just-received 5850. There are two six-pin pcie power connectors. The box/instructions says it only requires one 75W six-pin. Plug in one or two? More about : quick dumb question 5850 pacpud April 6, 2010 6:13:50 AM its a visiontek. not sure if that would matter. even the website says it requires one. m 0 l Best solution gkay09 April 6, 2010 7:01:38 AM ^ The HD 5850 irrespective of the manufacturer, needs 2x 6 PIN PCIe power connectors... Share Related resources Possibly a dumb question... (5850 versions?) - Forum Quick, kinda dumb question - Forum Really Quick Dumb Question - Forum hello all, just a quick dumb question - Forum Quick dumb question about RAM - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer pacpud April 6, 2010 7:48:26 AM thx m 0 l 4745454b April 6, 2010 4:45:58 PM If it has two plugs, use them. Doesn't matter what the instructions say. m 0 l pacpud April 16, 2010 12:44:35 AM Best answer selected by pacpud. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDumb question about r9 290 upgrade... Forum SolvedA Dumb noob question Forum Solvedpc components dumb question Forum SolvedPossibly a dumb question Forum SolvedRunning 2 LANS on one computer and one other dumb question Forum SolvedProbably a Dumb question... Forum SolvedMight be a dumb question.... CPU & Mobo Forum SolvedDumb questions about monitors Forum Solvedreally dumb question Forum SolvedThis may be a dumb question but... Forum SolvedI'm really dumb, question about receiver and speakers Forum SolvedProbably a Dumb Question Forum Solvedswitch vs router dumb question Forum SolvedGCN maybe a dumb question Forum SolvedDumb Question, But I Need an Answer Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !